Letter to the Editor: JP Claussen for school board


By Christine Grant, Coralville JP Claussen and I served together on the Advisory Committee for the Rape Victim Advocacy (RVAP) for several years and it was through this committee that I came to know and admire him greatly. What impressed me most was his real commitment to helping reduce violence against women and men in […]

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WRAC hosting evening vigil for Orlando

The Women’s Resource and Action Center (WRAC) will be hosting a candlelight vigil in light of the mass shooting that claimed the lives of 49 people and injured 53 others at a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL Sunday. The vigil will commence at 7 p.m. in the Ped Mall in downtown Iowa City. This tragedy […]

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Getting lost

“That our painful labors are unnecessary, and fruitless; that only in our easy, simple, spontaneous action are we strong.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson This past week my best friend came to stay with me in Iowa City. Like anyone expecting a guest, I churned my mind thinking up activities for us to do and places […]

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Play it dumb this summer

“Those who know they do not know Gain wisdom. Those who pretend they know Remain ignorant. Those who acknowledge their weakness Become strong. Those who flaunt their power Will lose it.” — Lao-Tzu, Daodejing I used to be a Montessori teacher, and it was around this time of year that I’d chaperone my students on […]

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Natural Grocers seeks Iowa City expansion

A natural food store hopes join the Iowa City community. Mark McPherson and David Meyer of the development firm Equity Ventures have submitted a letter to the City of Iowa City Planning and Zoning Commission for the redevelopment of a portion of Waterfront Drive. The redevelopment plan — to be voted upon at the June […]

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LV Recommends: Iowa City Brewlab

Located just outside the heart of downtown, Iowa City Brewlab has a spacious and inviting taproom that serves a continuous rotation of excellent guest taps and beers brewed on-site — individual batches of which often run out in less than a month. With its ever-changing line-up, our recommendation this month is to stop by the […]

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